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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre starts 32nd Season with Leonard Bernstein’s “On the Town” tonight

 

“On the Town” runs at the Roxy from September 17th-October 4th

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – “New York, New York, it’s a wonderful town!” This fall, the Roxy Regional Theatre embarks on its 32nd season of live entertainment with the 70th Anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s legendary musical about three sailors who manage to find love and incredible adventures in the Big Apple while on a 24-hour leave.

“On the Town” docks at the corner of Franklin and First Street, September 17th – October 4th, 2014.

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Disney’s “Tarzan” Swings Into Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, May 16th – May 31st

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – “Two worlds, one family.” The classic story of an outsider trying to fit in is at the heart of the Roxy Regional School of the Arts annual spring musical, Disney’s “Tarzan”, playing May 16th – May 31st.

Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ “Tarzan of the Apes” and the hit Disney film, this action-packed musical tells the story of an infant boy orphaned on the shores of West Africa. Taken in and raised by a tribe of gorillas, Young Tarzan (played by Riley Jenkins) strives for acceptance by his ape father while grappling with his uniqueness.

(L to R) Riley Jenkins and Julio Iguina-Pascual star in the Roxy Regional Theatre production of Disney's "Tarzan".

(L to R) Riley Jenkins and Julio Iguina-Pascual star in the Roxy Regional Theatre production of Disney’s “Tarzan”.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre launches 31st Season with Monty Python’s “Spamalot”, September 13th – October 19th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Flying cows, killer rabbits, beautiful show girls and rude Frenchmen are just some of the oddities and marvels which will be on hand to usher in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 31st season with the opening of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy sensation Monty Python’s “Spamalot” on Friday, September 13th, at 8:00pm.

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” this hysterically irreverent musical retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. But before they can find the grail, they’re taking a little side-trip to the Queen City!  Ooh-la-la!

Monty Python's "Spamalot" at Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre

Monty Python’s “Spamalot” at Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre

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The Roxy Regional Theatre takes you under the sea with Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.” May 17th-June 1st

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Go “under the sea” this summer with the Roxy Regional School of the Arts in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.”, opening Friday, May 17th, at 6:00pm.

Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film, “The Little Mermaid Jr.” tells the story of the beautiful young mermaid Ariel (Ashley Knowles), who longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.

But first, she’ll have to defy her father King Triton (Tristan Sartor), make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula (Sidney McCarty), and convince Prince Eric (Truman Jepson) that she’s the girl with the enchanting voice.

"The Little Mermaid Jr." at the Roxy Regional Theatre starting May 17th.

“The Little Mermaid Jr.” at the Roxy Regional Theatre starting May 17th.

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“Spoon River Anthology” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, January 12th and 19th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – In two newly-added performances, young people from the Roxy Regional Theatre’s School of the Arts will present their fresh take on Edgar Lee Masters’ classic “Spoon River Anthology” on Saturday, January 12th, and Saturday, January 19th, at noon.

Staged by John McDonald with dance choreography by Jessica Davidson and choral work by Erin Keas, Edgar Lee Masters’ collection of short free-form poems visit the inhabitants of a sleepy New England town. «Read the rest of this article»

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Downtown Clarksville Came to Life for the Seventh Annual Frolic on Franklin Street Arts Extravaganza

 

Clarksville, TN  – Frolic on FranklinThe community street fair featured 30 booths allowing local artists to showcase their talents and to sell their arts and hand-crafted items to the public. The booths featured a wide selection of photography, paintings and drawings, pottery, jewelry, glass items, and more.

The event also included a variety of entertainment and kids’ activities including the Kenwood High School Hi-Steppers, the Cumberland Winds Woodwind Quintet, the Northeast High School Exit One Show Choir, Red River Breeze, and the Loose Hinges. The evening closed out with the “9 to 5 The Musical” staring Bailey Hanks.

The 7th Annual Frolic on Franklin Street

The 7th Annual Frolic on Franklin Street

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Roxy Regional Theatre kicks off their 30th Season with “9 to 5: The Musical”

 

Broadway and MTV Star Bailey Hanks Takes on Dolly Parton’s Role

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Broadway and MTV star Bailey Hanks* leads the pack of plays and musicals in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 30th Season with 9 to 5: The Musical, opening Friday, September 14th, at 8:00pm.

Hanks, the winner of MTV’s “The Search for Elle Woods” and star of Broadway’s Legally Blonde, takes on the Dolly Parton role in this hilarious musical comedy based on the film also starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin.  Outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic, 9 to 5: The Musical tells the story of three unlikely friends who, even in a man’s world, prove there’s nothing they can’t do!

"9 to 5: The Musical" begins September 14th at the Roxy Regional Theatre starring Bailey Hanks.

“9 to 5: The Musical” begins September 14th at the Roxy Regional Theatre starring Bailey Hanks.

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The Wedding Singer at the Roxy Regional Theatre is a Real Blast from the Past

 

The Wedding Singer at the Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre is currently staging their production of the smash hit musical The Wedding Singer which takes viewers on a flashback to the 1980s, complete with the big hair, corny clothes, and some amazing music.

In the show, we are back in 1985 with rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart (Josh Bernaski), New Jersey’s favorite wedding Singer. He is the life of every party, until his fiancée Linda (Sara Fetgatter) ditches him at the altar.  He is “Shot through the heart” to paraphrase Bon Jovi, after which in his grief Robbie makes every wedding he sings at as disastrous as his own.

The Wedding Singer at the Roxy Regional Theatre

The Wedding Singer at the Roxy Regional Theatre

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Roxy Regional Theatre brings ’80s Tunes to life with the Musical Comedy “The Wedding Singer” Opening this Friday, May 25th, at 8:00pm

 

Roxy Regional TheatreThe Wedding Singer at the Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Starting May 25th, let the Roxy Regional Theatre’s “The Wedding Singer” take you back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up, and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room.

It’s 1985, and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. He’s the life of the party, until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. «Read the rest of this article»

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